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    Handmade Pasta Making Class

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    Get back to your cooking roots with Cook LA's Fresh Handmade Pasta Class! In this basic course, you'll learn to make your own handmade pasta and sauce with a seasoned professional guiding you along the way. Your menu will include pumpkin or fresh spinach and ricotta ravioli (with brown butter sage), Fettuccine Al Pomodoro Sauce, and a seasoned side salad. Add to the experience with wine tasting or bring your own bottle to share with no corkage fee. All skills levels are welcome to try their hand at this handmade culinary adventure.
    Handmade Pasta Making Class

    10938 Ventura Blvd, Studio City

    • Learn to make delicious handmade pasta dough and sauce
    • Gain confidence in your cooking skills with pumpkin or fresh spinach ricotta ravioli
    • Taste Fettuccine Al Pomodoro Sauce and a seasonal salad on the side
    • Sip as you simmer with wine tasting available
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    6 positive reviews
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    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner

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    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." -Virginia Woolf We agree. During this couple's romantic cooking class, you'll receive guided instruction in the kitchen and share a delicious meal with a group of couples prepared by YOU! Bring a nice bottle of wine to enjoy at the end of class to make this a truly romantic night out and a great alternative to the predictable dinner and a movie! You'll make tasty dishes like: Beef Tenderloin Filets with Red Wine and Mushroom Ragout, Grilled Polenta with Parmesan Cheese, Sauteed Chicken Breast Stuffed with Prosciutto, Spinach and Boursin Cheese, Pilaf-Style Long Grain Rice with Garlic and Thyme, and Fallen Chocolate SoufflE Cake with Homemade Whipped Cream! Lickin' your chops yet?
    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Spend a romantic evening out during a couples cooking class
    • Make dishes such as beef tenderloin filets, grilled polenta, long grain rice and more!
    • Bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with your food at the end of class
    • Celebrate a special occasion or anniversary in a memorable way
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    30 positive reviews
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    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner 2

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    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." "• Virginia Woolf We agree. During this couple's romantic cooking class, you'll receive guided instruction in the kitchen and share a delicious meal with a group of couples -- prepared by YOU! Bring a nice bottle of wine to enjoy at the end of class to make this a truly romantic night out -- and a great alternative to the predictable dinner and a movie. You'll make tasty dishes like: Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Red Wine Sauce and Kalamata Olive Tapenade, Sautéed Swiss Chard with Champagne Vinegar, Sautéed Chicken Breast with Lemon Caper Sauce, Roasted Garlic Shallot Mashed Potatoes with Thyme, and Individual Molten Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise! Lickin' your chops yet?
    Couples Date Night - Cooking Dinner 2

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Spend a romantic evening out during a couples cooking class
    • Make dishes such as rib eye steak, sauteed chicken breasts, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and more!
    • Bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with your food at the end of class
    • Celebrate a special occasion or anniversary in a memorable way
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    30 positive reviews
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    Bread Baking Fundamentals

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    Looking for new and exciting ways to bring home the bread? You'll be rolling in the dough after this baking workshop! Designed for bakers of all levels, this is an especially great way for novice bakers to pick up the basics of making delicious homemade breads. You'll cover quick-and-easy techniques for on-the-fly baked goods, whether it be for a small meal or a big dinner party. And when the cooking is done, you'll dig into your creations, pairing them with complimentary jellies and jams! Recipes include: Pain de Ménage (Country Bread), Brioche-Style Bread, Traditional Baguettes, Focaccia Bread, Cheese and Garlic Flatbread, Hamburger Buns, and Easy White/Wheat Bread. We like ours with the crust cut off, please.
    Bread Baking Fundamentals

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Learn to bake a range of delicious homemade breads during a hands-on workshop
    • Master a variety of recipes that are quick and easy to replicate
    • Develop baking skills and confidence in a supportive learning environment
    • Enjoy tasting your creations after the work is done and socializing with fellow foodies
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    30 positive reviews
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    Couples Romantic Cooking

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    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." "• Virginia Woolf We agree. During this couple's romantic cooking class, you'll receive guided instruction in the kitchen and share a delicious meal with a group of couples -- prepared by YOU! Bring a luxurious bottle of wine to enjoy at the end of class to make this a truly romantic night out -- and a great alternative to the predictable dinner and a movie! Some of the dishes you'll make include: Rosemary and Oregano-Spiced Lamb Loin Chops, Herb-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Homemade Fettuccine Pasta, and more! Lickin' your chops yet?
    Couples Romantic Cooking

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Spend a romantic evening out during a couples cooking class
    • Make dishes such as lamb chops, striped bass, homemade pasta, and more!
    • Bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with your food at the end of class
    • Celebrate a special occasion or anniversary in a memorable way
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    30 positive reviews
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    Canning: Jams, Preserves and Pickles

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    Discover the joy of canning at home! This fun class will teach you how to make your own jams, preserves and pickles. You will not need complicated equipment or recipes. Discover how jars, lids and a big pot are the essential tools you need to make your own delicious pickles or blackberry jam. Your chef instructor will teach you about seasonal fruits and vegetables that are perfect for canning. You will learn how to safely can great produce throughout the year.
    Canning: Jams, Preserves and Pickles

    395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica

    • Spend four hours learning food canning skills that last for a lifetime
    • Learn how to make great jams, preserves and pickles
    • Discover how to choose your fruit for canning
    • Learn to save money by canning
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    24 positive reviews
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    Pizza Night Workshop

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    What could be better than a fresh pizza pie? Perhaps one that was proudly made by your own hands. At Cook LA, you can master the art of your favorite pie through the guidance of a professional instructor. Dough, sauces, toppings -- including mushrooms, onions, olives, pepperoni, peppers -- and even dessert pizza (Nutella dessert pizza with slivered almonds) will be on the menu as you learn the art of using your ingredients to make a delicious dinner the whole family can enjoy. You'll head home believing you're the next master chef or, at the very least, that you won't have to be on a first name basis with the delivery guy anymore. All levels of experience are welcome to attend.
    Pizza Night Workshop

    10938 Ventura Blvd, Studio City

    • Put the takeout menus away and learn to make your own perfect pizza
    • Experience how to master all necessary ingredients, from dough to toppings
    • Enjoy a great activity for friends and family with gourmet pizza grilled or baked
    • Taste nutella dessert pizza with slivered almonds
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    6 positive reviews
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    Couples Cooking Night

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    You and your sweetheart are in desperate need of a change of pace. If you have to bring in another weekend at your favorite diner with cheap beers and $5 tater tots to share, you're going to lose it. Well, it's time to rekindle the fire with The Gourmandise School! During a fun 3-hour cooking class, you'll have the opportunity to prepare a delectable meal with your one and only. Your chef will guide you in cooking up delicious foods corresponding with the theme of the night! Summer in France, Indian Dates, and Tapas are just few of the many exotic Couples Nights that await! At the end of the class, you'll have long-lasting memories and delicious recipes to take home with you. And of course you'll get to enjoy the mouthwatering meal you prepared out of love!
    Couples Cooking Night

    395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica

    • Change up your date night routine with this romantic 3-hour cooking class
    • Take away delicious recipes to try at home
    • Work up an appetite by the end of the class and savor the fruits of your labor
    • Make one-of-a-kind memories with your one and only
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    24 positive reviews
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    Cooking Pizza Pizazz!

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    Not sure if you're having the best weekends possible? Feel like there is dough much room for improvement? Come to Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom for a pizza making class! You'll join your teacher on a mouth-watering exploration of dough making and taste combinations. It's the perfect class to take if you want to pick up some skills would want to use in your very own kitchen. You'll make tasty pizzas like: Traditional and Specialty Pizza Dough and Tomato Sauce, Herb-Grilled Chicken Pizza with Alfredo Cream Sauce, Prosciutto and Mozzarella Cheese Pizza with Pesto Sauce, Grilled Vegetable Pizza with Crème Fraiche and Tomato Sauce, Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil and Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese Pizza, and Grilled Shrimp and Roasted Eggplant Pizza with Bell Pepper Puree. We hope this description wasn't TOO cheesy....
    Cooking Pizza Pizazz!

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Learn the fundamentals of pizza making in a fun and engaging class
    • Discover proper dough making techniques and different taste combinations
    • Make pizza styles such as traditional, herb-grilled chicken, prosciutto & mozzarella, and more!
    • Add a great new aspect to your kitchen skill-set to impress your guests
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    30 positive reviews
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    Surf and Turf

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    Nom if by land. Nom nom if by sea. Make history in your home kitchen thanks to this surf and turf workshop! Class takes place in a social kitchen environment that's a great place to learn and meet new friends. As you work, you'll build the skills necessary to recreate each dish on your own, and the confidence to take your culinary exploits in delicious new and amphibious directions! On the menu are: Lobster bisque shooters; Shrimp and red pepper ceviche on endive spears; Beef medallions with port wine glaze; Garlic confit scalloped potatoes; and Chocolate soufflés with salted caramel sauce. This is a culinary class with some beef to it. And some shrimp!
    Surf and Turf

    12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach

    • Master the art of the surf and turf meal during a culinary workshop
    • Work with an experienced chef to prepare each dish from scratch
    • Develop the confidence and skills to recreate each dish at home
    • Meet fellow foodies and enjoy a scrumptious meal you've prepared together
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    8 positive reviews

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